Israel comes to standstill as sirens mark Remembrance Day

Israel paid tribute its fallen soldiers Wednesday on Remembrance Day at Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzel military cemetery in a state ceremony that commenced after a commemorative two-minute siren sounded throughout the country. Traffic and pedestrians came to a standstill during the siren at 11 a.m. to pay respect to Israel’s 23,320 soldiers and civilian victims of…

SAZF Responds to Unacceptable Cape Times Editorial

On behalf of the South African Zionist Federation (Cape Council), I would like to express our deep disappointment with the Cape Times editorial which was published on the 13th of April which was entitle ‘A victory for the peace-loving’. Clearly the authors of this editorial don’t understand the real implications of a potential deal with Iran…

SAZF (Cape Council) statement condemning the slaughter of Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp

We are saddened to witness the brutal slaughter of over one thousand Palestinian residents of the Yarmouk Refugee Camp, near Damascus, by an alliance of Islamic State and the Jihadist Al-Nusra Front. This camp which at one time housed over 100,000 descendants of refugees, has during the past 5 years of the Syrian Civil War,…

  On behalf of the South African Zionist Federation (Cape Council) we would like to offer our deepest condolences for the death of the 21 Christian men all executed by ISIS. The SAZF deeply condemns this unacceptable crime that was committed by these cowardly terrorists. The world, is facing the increasing threat of Islamist extremism,…